Letter to the Editor

Ann Lab Med 2015; 35(6): 654-656

Published online November 1, 2015

Copyright © Korean Society for Laboratory Medicine.

The First Case of Concurrent Infective Endocarditis and Spondylitis Caused by Streptococcus tigurinus

Borahm Kim, M.D.1, Hee Jae Huh, M.D.1, Doo Ryeon Chung, M.D.2, Wook Sung Kim, M.D.3, Chang-Seok Ki, M.D.1, and Nam Yong Lee, M.D.1

Department of Laboratory Medicine and Genetics1, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Internal Medicine2, and Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery3, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

Correspondence to: Nam Yong Lee
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Genetics, Samsung Medical Center, 81 Ilwon-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 06351, Korea Tel: +82-2-3410-2706, Fax: +82-2-3410-2719

Received: March 23, 2015; Revised: June 9, 2015; Accepted: August 17, 2015

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